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Crane Repair Clarksville II

Depending on the operational requirements, a crane is often a critical equipment item for small and large commercial businesses. The suitable model can perform on a warehouse floor, overhead, or in a tight space, all determined by its functional requirements. A company must follow a preventive maintenance schedule to keep its cranes running at peak efficiency. When emergency crane repair in Clarksville is needed, the only choice for your business should be ProTek Crane Solutions. 

Crane repair maintenance teams have hands-on training with the major equipment manufacturers, including Yale, Shaw-Box, and Harrington. Our management team ensures up-to-date training for each technician on the cranes they examine, and crane repair on-site if possible. 

The management team continues to work with these and other manufacturers to keep training up-to-date on existing cranes and to quickly become proficient in repairing new models. The team also ensures every technician is skilled in meeting all state and federal safety standards

The best cane repair, however, is the one never needed in the first place. Routinely looking for and treating minor issues keeps equipment running for more hours and more efficiently over its operational life. That is why every crane we sell has a preventive maintenance plan as part of the warranty. 

Preventive Crane Repair Maintenance

If the work environment is hazardous for routine operations, our scheduling office can create a plan that matches each customer’s needs without breaking their budgets. Protek Crane Solutions can also develop a preventive maintenance plan for a crane, hoist, or other equipment purchased with another company. 

Emergencies can still happen, however, usually at the worst possible times. Even if the damage is discovered over a weekend or the holidays, so the impact is not immediate, our cane repair teams are ready to provide support. We understand that every crane and other device, powered or manual, has to be operational at the start of the next shift. 

ProTek Crane Solutions provides Hoist and Crane repair in Clarksville and the surrounding area, including Chattanooga and Hopkinsville. If you have a fouled chain link or need to set up a maintenance plan to keep your business flowing smoothly, call us at 1-855-776-8354 to schedule a service call. If you want to learn more about us, visit our website to see what we have for you.

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Each business has its requirements regarding equipment for moving property or assembling items such as small engines and appliances such as refrigerators and dishwashers. For most operations, a chain hoist is an affordable option that supports and moves things from a half-ton to over twenty-ton loads.

At Protek Crane Solutions, we have an extensive inventory of electric and manual chain hoists. Harrington is one of our more popular models, and these features are common to both types:

  • Nickel-plated chain made to resist wear from daily use and corrosion in harsh environments. Every chain is heat-treated and comes in Grade 80 or 100, depending on the load weight requirement.
  • Hooks, pinions, and the main shaft are made from high-strength alloy to match the precision machined load gears and pre-lubricated ball bearings. 
  • The shell covering the gears and bearings is die-cast aluminum, making the hoist lighter and easier to move when needed.

Electric chain hoists have these additional features, making them ideal for operations that require hoists to move between stations while carrying loads:

  • The sixty-minute duty-rated motor can run continuously for one hour. It has Class B Insulation and heat-resistant cooling fans for increased performance.
  • The Guardian Smart Brake is maintenance-free, with a fail-safe mechanism that locks the brake in place if there is a power outage. It comes with a 10-year manufacturer warranty.
  • Friction clutch prevents overwinding, which reduces damage from regular operation. 
  • The design allows it to be used as a traditional Hook and Lug Suspension hoist or mounted to a trolley.

A manual chain hoist is also an excellent choice for boat and auto enthusiasts who prefer doing home maintenance. One of the best cranes for use at home is the Harrington CF005. It lifts to 1000 lbs and has a 20-foot lift, making it perfect for lifting an engine entirely out of an auto. This lift and the Weston-style brake allow the owner to work safely inside the engine bay.  

We also maintain and repair chain hoists not purchased with us. Our inspection and repair teams perform an initial examination and then construct a maintenance plan to keep your hoist running without breaking your budget. For more information on ProTek Crane Solutions’s hoist and crane inventory, call us today at 855-776-8354. You can also visit our website to explore your options and leave contact information and any questions at

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Lever Hoist V

A lever hoist is a versatile device for personal and commercial use. Homeowners can use them to lift engines into hobby cars or to install a chain-link fence on their property. For business owners, ProTek Crane Solutions design and installation teams provide lever hoist options that can support the requirements of assembly plants, manufacturing facilities, and some warehouse operations. 

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Besides versatility, managers or employees can easily remove it from one location to another in a few minutes. That provides flexibility to a business with multiple workstations that cannot install the beams needed for a trolley system because the roof will not support the additional weight. Our installation team can place a hook anywhere in a work area as long as the overhead structure can support the maximum weight load of the lever hoist.

Harrington Hoists are among the best available today, and their lifting capacity runs from 1500 lbs to nine tons depending on the model. Some of the features that make them so popular with our customers include the following: 

  • With an all-steel construction, each model is not only rugged and compact but weighs less than their aluminum counterparts from other companies. Harrington’s open design also allows easy inspection and cleaning without disassembly. 
  • All top and bottom hooks are forged from a heat-treated steel alloy and designed to open under heavy loads without fracturing. Both rotate 360 degrees and have heavy-duty hook latches.
  • Each load chain is nickel-plated to resist corrosion and comes in standard lengths of five, ten, fifteen, or twenty feet. 
  • The braking mechanism is completely enclosed to protect it from moisture and dirt. For additional safety, all models have a Weston-style brake with two brake pads, brake pawls, and four braking surfaces. 
  • All lever hoists meet the performance and safety standards of ANSI/AMSE HST—3M and B30.21 for Manually Lever Operated Hoists. 

What Kind of Lever Hoist Do You Need

ProTek Crane Solutions has a lever hoist for every business that needs one. If you are starting a new business or need to replace or upgrade equipment for an existing business, call us today. Contact our Sales Office at 855-776-8354 to place an order or set up a visit to find the best choice for your operation. If you need answers but don’t have the time to meet in person, you can also leave questions and contact information with us at

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Wire Rope Hoists: A Comprehensive Solution for Material Handling Needs

Protek Crane Solutions offers a complete range of wire rope hoists and other products from Detroit, Harrington, and R&M Hoist. That allows us to provide equipment and support for every business running from a small assembly plant or warehouse that moves light loads across several product lines or storage shelves to heavy manufacturing facilities that need to carry loads over 75 tons.

  • Detroit offers hoists with load capacities from 3 to 100 tons. Each wire rope model includes a standard Class D with Variable Speed, VFD-controls, and options including load monitoring and trolley motions-load brakes.
  • Harrington RY models have the same standard package as the Detroit models, but the company specializes in hoist loads of 10 tons and smaller. For their size and weight loads, they are the best choice for a cost-effective option for small or start-up businesses. 
  • R&M hoists have product lines that can operate in each Duty Class, from C to E, and can work in environments to include Nuclear and Hot Metal. Load capacities range from 1 to 150 Tons. 

Suppose your operational needs require extended suspension

When it comes to efficient and reliable material handling, wire rope hoists play a vital role in various industries. Protek Crane Solutions, a leading provider in the field, offers a complete range of wire rope hoists from reputable brands like Detroit, Harrington, and R&M Hoist. This article will provide valuable insights into the benefits and features of wire rope hoists, highlighting the diverse offerings available from Protek Crane Solutions.

Versatile Range of Wire Rope Hoists: Protek Crane Solutions understands that businesses have unique material handling requirements. That’s why they offer a diverse selection of wire rope hoists to cater to different load capacities and applications. Whether you operate a small assembly plant or a heavy manufacturing facility, Protek Crane Solutions has you covered. Their extensive range includes wire rope hoists from Detroit, Harrington, and R&M Hoist, ensuring that they can meet the needs of businesses of all sizes.

Detroit Wire Rope Hoists: Detroit wire rope hoists are renowned for their exceptional load capacities, ranging from 3 to 100 tons. These hoists come equipped with a standard Class D with Variable Speed and VFD-controls, offering precise and efficient load handling. Detroit also provides additional options such as load monitoring and trolley motion load brakes, allowing businesses to customize their hoist systems to fit their specific requirements.

Harrington Wire Rope Hoists: Harrington specializes in wire rope hoists designed for loads up to 10 tons and smaller. While maintaining the same standard package as Detroit models, Harrington wire rope hoists are particularly suited for small or start-up businesses seeking a cost-effective solution. With Harrington hoists, businesses can enjoy reliable performance, durability, and ease of use, all while staying within their budget.

R&M Wire Rope Hoists: R&M Hoist offers a wide range of wire rope hoists suitable for various duty classes, from C to E. These hoists are engineered to operate in demanding environments, including nuclear and hot metal applications. With load capacities ranging from 1 to 150 tons, R&M Hoist provides robust and versatile solutions for businesses with diverse material handling needs.

Expert Guidance and Support: Protek Crane Solutions not only offers top-quality wire rope hoists but also provides comprehensive support throughout the entire process. Their team of experts is available to guide businesses in selecting the right hoist for their specific requirements. Additionally, Protek Crane Solutions ensures that their customers receive efficient installation, maintenance, and repair services, minimizing downtime and maximizing productivity.

Wire rope hoists are an essential component of efficient material handling operations, and Protek Crane Solutions offers a comprehensive range of wire rope hoists from industry-leading brands. Whether you require a high-load capacity hoist from Detroit, a cost-effective solution from Harrington, or a versatile option from R&M Hoist  about how Protek Crane Solutions can support your business, call our office at (855) 776-8354 today. You can also reach us at

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Jib Crane

If you are operating in tight quarters, then a jib crane from Protek Crane Solutions might be the best choice for your operation. One of our load-bearing, horizontal swing arms can be ideal for everything from a large commercial factory to a workshop in a small, family-owned business. 

Jib cranes are used primarily for lifting and moving materials and products in small work areas. Depending on your need, Protek Crane Solutions installation teams can mount a jib to a vertical mast or attach it to a ceiling or wall bracket. Two jib cranes models we sell and service are the Foundationless 600 and 605 series.

The 600 Series can lift a quarter-ton (500lbs) and fit areas of your facility not usable by other cranes or hoists. Installation teams bolt each model to reinforced concrete for safe use, but they can quickly move them to another location when necessary. 

Each 600 model also has a series of options for owners to customize their jib cranes. They include:

  • Shorter spans and systems for smaller work areas
  • Motorized rotation
  • Rotation Stops
  • Derating to extend the life of the crane 
  • Electric collector rings that allow for continuous 360-degree boom rotation
  • Box track festooning to protect power and control cables
  • Boom locks for safety
  • Special control enclosures for hazardous environments
  • Specialty paint finishes or hot dip galvanizing available for hazardous environments or outdoor operations 

The Foundationless 605 series lifts a half-ton (1000 lbs). Like the 600 models, they do not require a unique foundation, so our installation teams can bolt them to any reinforced concrete surface. Additional features include a full 360-degree rotation and an adjustable height of 8’ to 12’ from the floor to the underside of the boom.

Options to customize 605 models include the following: 

  • Shorter spans and systems for smaller work areas
  • Derating to extend the life of the crane
  • Electric collector rings for continuous 360-degree boom rotation
  • Vacuum hose trolleys for up to 3-inch diameter hoses

Every jib crane Protek Crane Solutions sells complies with all ANSI/ASME B30.21 regulations and other state safety requirements. For more information about the 600 or 605 jib crane series in our inventory, call Protek Crane Solutions at (855) 776-8354 today. If you have questions that need more detailed answers, you can leave a message for our Sales Team at

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Professional Crane Repair Keeps Businesses Moving

Regardless if your business is a light manufacturing plant or a final assembly facility, each crane has to function correctly with every minute of operation. At Protek Crane Solutions, our repair teams work to get your operation back on track after a breakdown to keep your cranes and hoists working smoothly so you can care for your customers. 

Protek repair teams start with an inspection of the damaged crane. Once completed, they speak with the owner to determine if the problem is mechanical, electrical, or caused by operator misuse. There could be multiple causes for failure, depending on the type and extent of the damage. Some of the more common issues our teams deal with are brake pads that need replacing and ball bearings that require repacking. 

In most cases, our repair teams try to complete their work on-site. It saves the customer additional costs and gets the crane up and running far sooner than transporting it to our repair shop. We can complete most repairs in a day or two if we have the needed replacement parts. If not, we use expedited shipping and close coordination with each customer to keep the amount of downtime to a minimum. 

Even when repairs are simple, they still interfere with getting products out to customers. If it lasts long enough, a work stoppage or slowdown can eventually result in losing customers. If the problem results from an accident, there are risks of injury and damage to inventory and the facility. 

These incidents are why any business with a crane or hoist needs a detailed maintenance schedule. Protek repair teams can develop a maintenance schedule that meets your business’s needs regarding production, budget, and state and federal safety regulations. If you have a crane purchased from another company, our teams can also build a plan for it. 

If you need an emergency repair or want to set up a maintenance plan to avoid them, Protek Crane Solutions is here for you. We support every hoist and crane we sell and can develop a maintenance plan that keeps your business moving forward. For information about what else we can do for you, contact us at or call us today at (855) 776-8354.


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Protek Solutions for Hoist and Crane Requirements

For companies that need a strong hoist but may not have a lot of headroom, Protek has a Harrington manual chain hoist that is ideal for them. The Harrington NTH050 is a trolley-mounted hoist perfect for businesses that need to raise and lower loads weighing up to five tons while weighing only 222 lbs itself. Key features of the NTH050 include:

  • Die-cast aluminum construction designed for easy maintenance
  • 20-foot Lift with a Standard Bottom Hook, CF Hand Chain, and Heavy-duty Hook Latch
  • 20.6-foot Hand Chain Drop
  • Wheel load of 2764 lbs
  • Grade 100, heat-treated, manganese alloy chain which resists wear and abrasion
  • Forged steel alloy hooks are heat-treated to resist fracture even under maximum loads. 
  • Flange Range of 5.12 to 7.11 inches for use on a wide variety of overhead beams
  • Cast-iron trolley wheels with sealed ball bearings designed to function on tapered or flat-flanged beams and two attached side plates that protect the wheels in the harshest environment
  • Weston-style brake utilizes two moisture-resistant brake pads against four braking surfaces to reduce damage to loads and reduce accidents.
  • Available in Geared or Push Models 

Customize Manual Chain Hoists

Protek Crane Solutions can also customize each NTH050 hoist. Options include substituting a corrosion-resistant chain for the standard CF hand chain, an inspection hook for the standard bottom hook, and changing the Lift length to meet specific requirements. 

Each Harrington and other manual chain hoist Protek sells has a maintenance plan tailored to the devices, their locations, and our customers’ operational schedules and budgets. We also ensure each hoist and maintenance plan meets all OSHA requirements and ANSI/ASME operating regulations.

Now is an incredible opportunity for new and established companies to grow and expand. Call the Protek Crane Solution Sales Office at (855) 776-8354 today to learn how we can help you with a Harrington NTH050 or another hoist or crane that fits your requirements. For a detailed response, you can also leave contact information and requirements with us at

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Maintenance Plan for Crane Inspection                           

Each piece of equipment is essential to a business. Depending on the use, a malfunctioning crane or hoist can cause anything from a minor disruption to a complete shutdown. At Protek Crane Solutions, we can provide your business with a thorough hoist or crane inspection and maintenance plan that reduces downtime so you can maximize production.

Proper Crane Inspection After Installation of a Crane

Our Inspection Team performs an Initial Inspection once our work crews complete the installation of each device purchased. They cover everything from ensuring it is properly secured to the floor or overhead as the model requires running it through a full test to ensure everything functions according to the manufacturer’s specifications.

Once everything is in place, our inspectors place each equipment item on several inspection routines. These include Periodic, Frequent, Scheduled, and Sling and Rigging. Periodic Inspections are the annual checks needed to ensure crane parts such as swing arms for full extension and ball bearings for proper lubrication and packing. Frequent Inspections are usually monthly requirements. These depend on the type of crane or hoist required for the task and how often it is in operation. Most, but not all, are safety-oriented.

Scheduled Inspections include Frequent and Periodic Inspections but are related specifically to safety. They are required by State Regulations and Federal Regulation OSHA Standard 1910.179 (Overhead and Gantry Cranes) for the safety of employees, customers, and anyone else that has cause to be around your workspace.

Finally, there are the Sling and Rigging (S&R) inspections. S&R checks provide an additional look at how your crane or hoist connects to the facility support structure to keep production moving and identify minor issues before they become major and costly problems.

To reduce the downtime required for many of these inspections, our Team combines all four routines whenever possible. Since each crane or hoist has its requirements, that is why we customize the inspection schedule for every customer in Tennessee and Kentucky.

If your crane or hoist was purchased through Protek Crane Solutions, then you already have one of our maintenance plans in place. If you purchased either one from another company, our Inspection Team can perform a complete inspection and develop a preventive maintenance plan that will support your customers and your budget. For additional information on what Protek can offer your business, call us at 855-776-8354 or contact us at

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Crane Repair and Maintenance Teams Availability 

At ProTek, we know how important it is to be available for our customers at every opportunity. That is why our crane repair and maintenance teams are ready to respond to every hoist or crane repair as quickly as possible. We are here to help every business, from a one-bay family repair shop to a large warehouse or manufacturing operation.

ProTek can Repair Each Crane, Electrical or Manual, in Your Operation

Although the problem with a crane may appear obvious, there can be more than one cause for a failure to operate in a normal fashion. Even routine operation its parts. That is why our crane repair technicians start by talking with the equipment owner about what happened and what signs (brake slippage or grinding sounds, for example) are present. With that information, they can perform an inspection to diagnose and fix it quickly.

If we are called in at the first sign of a problem, then repairs can be fairly simple. Often that means repacking or replacing ball bearings to return the crane to a smooth operation again. Another common repair is replacing brake pads. These and other repair actions help to reduce and eliminate minor problems before they become major issues which can cause work stoppages and safety incidents that can injure employees or cause damage to the crane, facility, or the product that now cannot be shipped to the customer.

Best Option for Crane Repair to Increase Requirements

An inspection can also reveal that the problem does not need repair but rather an upgrade. If a business expands its product lines, the additional hours of use can require replacing the crane with a different model or adding another one to handle the increased requirements. ProTek can determine if the best option is replacement or addition. We can also determine if upgrades to the structure are needed to support any new cranes or hoists.

No matter what the problem might be with your crane or hoist, Protek can repair it. If staying ahead of future repairs is your preference, our maintenance team can develop a preventive inspection schedule to help maximize operations while still keeping costs within your budget. To learn more about what ProTek can accomplish for your business, call our Administrative Office today at 855-776-8354. For detailed questions or to schedule a visit, you can also contact us at

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Manual Chain Hoist IIII

Whether you are an established and growing assembly plant or a new manufacturing start-up, some questions must be answered. At some point, one of those questions will be, ‘How are we going to lift this’? The answer is to call ProTek Crane Solutions for your manual chain hoist needs.

ProTek Crane Solutions Has a Manual Chain Hoist for Every Requirement

We carry an extensive number of Harrington Hoists as part of our larger inventory. A workhorse model popular with many business owners is the Harrington LB 2-Ton Lever Hoist. It is hook mounted, with 10 feet of lift, so it can hang almost everywhere you need to use it. Some of its features include the following: 

  • All steel construction weighs less than comparable die-cast aluminum manual chain hoist 
  • Weight of only 31.5 Lbs for easy removal and movement
  • The Top Hook has a pivot and swivel design for easy installation
  • 77 Lbs Pull to Lift
  • 13.8 feet of Headroom
  • Compact design excellent for small work areas
  • Machined, heat-treated, split load, double reduction gears, provide a longer operational life over many other models 
  • Handle rotates a full 360 degrees for easy operation
  • Weston-style load brake has four braking surfaces with two moisture-resistant brake pads for superb braking action that reduces accidents and damage to equipment and property
  • A fully enclosed brake mechanism that protects against dirt and moisture
  • Meets ANSI B30.16, B30.21 regulations and all applicable OSHA standards

The Harrington LB 2-Ton is also quite versatile. The design allows it to be used not just vertically but horizontally, inverted, and at every load angle possible in your operation.

Tailored Service Plan For Manual Hoist Chains

Every Manual Chain Hoist ProTek Crane Solutions sells has a service plan tailored to meet your production requirements and both state and federal regulations. If you have a manual chain hoist or crane that you purchased from another agency, we can design a service plan that can meet your requirements without exceeding your maintenance budget. 

If you are ready to purchase a manual chain hoist or crane from Protek Crane Solutions, call our Sales Office today at 855-776-8354. We can answer any further questions you might have with a detailed answer by leaving a message with us at